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Updated July 28, 2016
 
 

 

 


























Moth Night at Wehr, adult program from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and a program for families with children 6 and older from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday,  Wehr Nature Center in Whitnall Park, 9710 W. College Ave., Franklin. Pat Fojut, retired director of Nature in the Parks and an expert on insects, will lead the programs during National Moth Week. Admission for Milwaukee County residents is $7 per person; Non-Milwaukee County residents, $10 per person; Members of Friends of Wehr, $5 per person. Parking is $3 per car.

Waukesha Kennel Club All-breed Show, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha. One of the largest dog shows in the United States. Competitions all day. Pet merchandise vendors. waukeshakennelclub.org. Concessions available. Parking included with admission.

Dragon Boat Festival, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Veterans Park, 1010 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee. Free event showcasing Chinese culture and tradition. Attractions include dragon-boat racing, eye-dotting ceremony, dragon dance, cultural exhibits, performances of traditional dance, Chinese folk music and martial arts. Authentic Chinese food available for purchase.

Seventh annual Milwaukee Brewfest, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, McKinley Park, 1600 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee.  Unlimited sampling from more than 100 breweries serving craft beers, ciders, meads and more. Live music. Food. Must be 21 or older. $45 advance, $50 at the gate; designated driver $15. 414-321-5000.

Prime Time International Wagyu Sale, public cattle viewing from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 3 and Aug. 4 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 5 and Aug. 6, Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha. Auctions Aug. 5 and Aug. 6. No admission or parking fee. www.designerwagyu.com or 920-410-4533.

Fairy Garden Contest, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 7, Boerner Botanical Gardens, 9400 Boerner Driver in Whitnall Park, Hales Corners. Makers of fairy garden are invited display their work. Visitors select People’s Choice awards in three age categories.

Scrabble Club, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 8 and Aug. 22, Hales Corners Public Library, 5885 S. 116th St., Hales Corners. All skill levels welcome. Boards and dictionaries provided. Free. Everyone welcome. No registration required. Questions? Call Adult Services Librarian Lori Krei, 414-529-6150 ext. 15.

Family Sky Gazing, 8 p.m. Aug. 10, grass area next to Hales Corners Public Library parking lot, 5885 S. 116th St., Hales Corners. Telescopes available or bring one. Bring a flashlight and cover it with red paper to reduce light effect on night vision. Free. Appropriate for whole family. No rain or cloud date. No registration.

Fireside Fridays,  7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 12 and Sept. 16 at Wehr Nature Center, 9701 W. College Ave., in Whitnall Park, Franklin. Spend time around the fire pit for stories, singing, conversation and campfire treats. The August program, Night Flyers, will focus on bats, moths, owls, and other fluttering and flying creatures of the night. For ages 5 and older. Registration by the Wednesday before the program is suggested. Admission for Milwaukee County residents is $8 per person; non-Milwaukee County residents, $10; members of Friends of Wehr, $6 per person. Parking is $3 per car. Call Wehr Nature Center at 414-425-8550.

Rousing with the Roosters Breakfast, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Aug. 13, Old World Wisconsin, W372-S9727 Highway 67, Town of Eagle. Work in the bakehouse. $45 per person (fee includes breakfast event, museum admission and an all-day tram pass). Reservations required. Gate opens at 7:30 a.m. Best enjoyed by children older than 8. Register online at  oldworldwisconsin.org or call 262-594-6301.

Morning Glory Fine Craft Fair, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 13 and Aug. 14, Marcus Center grounds, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee. Ceramics, fiber, jewelry, leather, metal, sculpture, photography, glass, wood, printmaking and mixed media. Most of the exhibitors are members of the Wisconsin Designer Crafts Council.

































 







































 
     
 

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